YMCA of South Hampton Roads Lifeguard

Albemarle Family YMCA, 1240 N Road St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States of America ● Blocker Family YMCA, 312 W Bute St, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America ● Camp Arrowhead, 275 Kenyon Rd, Suffolk, Virginia, United States of America ● Camp Grom, 1181 Prosperity Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America ● Currituck Family YMCA, 130 Community Way, Barco, North Carolina, United States of America ● Eastern Shore Family YMCA, 26164 Lankford Hwy, Onley, Virginia, United States of America ● Effingham Family YMCA, 1013 B Effingham St, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America ● Great Bridge Family YMCA, 633 S Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States of America ● Greenbrier Family YMCA, 1033 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States of America ● Hilltop Family YMCA, 1536 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America ● Indian River Family YMCA, 5660 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America ● James L. Camp Jr YMCA, 300 Crescent Dr, Franklin, Virginia, United States of America ● Mt. Trashmore Family YMCA, 4441 South Boulevard, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America ● Outer Banks Family YMCA, 3000 So Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States of America ● Princess Anne Family YMCA, 2121 Landstown Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America ● South Boston YMCA, 650 Hamilton Blvd, South Boston, Virginia, United States of America ● Suffolk Family YMCA, 2769 Godwin Blvd, Suffolk, Virginia, United States of America ● Taylor Bend Family YMCA, 4626 Taylor Rd, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States of America ● Y on Granby, 2901 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America Req #1522
Monday, March 8, 2021
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YMCA OF SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS LIFEGUARD

             

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of children and families in your community. Working at the YMCA you’ll discover more than a job – you will have the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the community.

 

Shifts are available at various YMCA locations.

 

OUR CULTURE: 
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

 

The YMCA of South Hampton Roads operates aquatic centers throughout the area of Coastal Virginia and North Carolina. In the Supplemental Information area of the application please indicate the Family Center or city you would like to work.

 

Virginia

Chesapeake

Eastern Shore

Franklin

Norfolk

Portsmouth

South Boston

Suffolk

Virginia Beach

 

   

North Carolina

Elizabeth City

Currituck

Outer Banks

 

LIFEGUARD:  Maintains constant surveillance of the pool area. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required. Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.  Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.

Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving. Performs chemical testing at appropriate times of the day, as required, and takes appropriate action.

Performs all maintenance and cleaning duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current YMCA Lifeguarding or Red Cross Lifeguarding (YMCA Lifeguarding Certification must be obtained within 180 days of hire).

Current ASHI BLS, Basic First Aid, and Oxygen Administration certification (or equivalent course from American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or National Safety Council).  Any BLS certification is only good for one year.

Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.

Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Maintain all required certifications and trainings.

Minimum age of 16.  Guidelines must be followed in regards to lifeguards ages 16 and 17 years of age working in the pool area.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

 Ability to pass lifeguard water test.

Must be able to remain alert.

Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods.

Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals.

Ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision.

Ability to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue.

Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and
loud situations.

Ability to work inside and outside (environments include humidity, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions)

Must be able to lift and pull 50 pounds.

   

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Accountable for completion of assigned goals as measured by the number of people served and service satisfaction scores.

 

  BACKGROUND CHECKS:

An offer of employment is contingent upon receipt of satisfactory results to meet minimum requirements of the position.  They may include criminal background and reference checks, E-Verify, drug test, driver’s license record, and/or a Child Protective Services Check (CPS).  Additional driver’s license check, CPS, criminal background check, alcohol, and/or drug testing may be required to be processed in the future in order to meet and/or maintain the requirements of this position.

The YMCA of SouthHampton Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at YSHR will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. YSHR does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or genetics.

 

Please Note: Requirements, skills, and abilities described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentialfunctions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements be interpreted as all-inclusive.

Other details

  • Job Family Aquatics
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $9.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $10.00
  • Albemarle Family YMCA, 1240 N Road St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Blocker Family YMCA, 312 W Bute St, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America
  • Camp Arrowhead, 275 Kenyon Rd, Suffolk, Virginia, United States of America
  • Camp Grom, 1181 Prosperity Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
  • Currituck Family YMCA, 130 Community Way, Barco, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Eastern Shore Family YMCA, 26164 Lankford Hwy, Onley, Virginia, United States of America
  • Effingham Family YMCA, 1013 B Effingham St, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America
  • Great Bridge Family YMCA, 633 S Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States of America
  • Greenbrier Family YMCA, 1033 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States of America
  • Hilltop Family YMCA, 1536 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
  • Indian River Family YMCA, 5660 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
  • James L. Camp Jr YMCA, 300 Crescent Dr, Franklin, Virginia, United States of America
  • Mt. Trashmore Family YMCA, 4441 South Boulevard, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
  • Outer Banks Family YMCA, 3000 So Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Princess Anne Family YMCA, 2121 Landstown Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
  • South Boston YMCA, 650 Hamilton Blvd, South Boston, Virginia, United States of America
  • Suffolk Family YMCA, 2769 Godwin Blvd, Suffolk, Virginia, United States of America
  • Taylor Bend Family YMCA, 4626 Taylor Rd, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States of America
  • Y on Granby, 2901 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America